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Learn more about how glass is colored (such as in the picture above).
 

Course Syllabus   Download the official syllabus for the course. Download now.     

Link to the lab website, Chm 204, Fall Semester, 2017

Links to other useful tutorials. periodic tables and more!


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Unit 1 lectures (Chapters 1 and 2) (Checklist for CK1)

Lecture notes Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Lecture notes Friday, 25, August 2017

Lecture notes Monday, 28 August 2017

Lecture notes Wednesday, 30 August
2017

Lecture notes Friday, 1 September 2017

Lecture notes Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Chapter 1  Introduction

Map of countries in the world that do not use the metric system (Ref):


Practice exam over Chapter 1 only.  Work this exam and turn it in for grading.  The grade does not count, but you'll see how your work will be graded.

Chapter 2  Atoms, Molecules and Ions

Powerpoint presentation: Download presentation

Become Nomenclature Certified!  Start by learning the "Rules for Naming Ionic, Covalent-molecular and Acidic Compounds."

Nomenclature Guided Self-test Questions  and Answer Key

Final Practice Nomenclature Quiz after you are done with the Guided Self-test, (like the one you'll be taking)  After you take the quiz, check your answers! (Find one mistake!)

The periodic table song!
 

Unit 2 lectures (Chapters 3, 4) Checklist for CK2

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 13 September 2017

        Lecture notes Friday, 15 September 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 18 September 2017

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 20 September 2017

        Lecture notes Friday, 22 September 2017


Unit 3 lectures (Chapters 4, 5, and 6) Checklist for CK3 How salt dissolves video.  See how it dissolved to music! 

        Lecture notes Friday, 29 September 2017          

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 4 October 2017

        Lecture notes Friday, 6 October 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 9 October 2017

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 11 October 2017

        Lecture notes Friday, 13 October 2017 

        Lecture notes Monday, 20 October 2017

        Worksheet answers for Chapters 5 and 6  Worksheet Answer Chapter 4 Day 3

Unit 4 lectures (Chapters 7, 8, and 9) Checklist for Exam 4  

        Lecture notes Friday, 27 October 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 30 October 2017

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 1 November 2017

        Lecture notes Friday,
3 November 3, 2017

        Lecture notes Monday, 6 November 2017

        Lecture notes Wednesday, 8 November 2017

        Review for CK4
Friday, November 10, 2017

        Unit 4 Worksheet answers.

See Rutherford's original paper on the discovery of the nucleus in 1911!


Unit 5 lectures (Chapters 10 and 11) Checklist for Exam 5

Lecture notes Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Lecture notes Friday, 17 November 2017

Lecture notes Monday 27 November 2017

Lecture notes Wednesday 29 November 2017

Lecture notes Friday, 1 December 2017

Lecture notes Monday, 4 December 2017

Chapter 10 Worksheet answers 2017

Chapter 11 Worksheet answers 2017


 

   
Click on either picture to see an enlargement.  What caused this to happen?


The 2017 Unit Cell Builders (from an orange): Alex, Garrett, Noah, Peyton and George! 


Video of hydrogen-bonding in water.
Play.


Old Exams with answers:


Exam 1 from Fall 2008 with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2009 with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2010 with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2011 (Chapters 1, 2, 3) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2012 (Chapters 1, 2, 3) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2013 will cover Chapters 1 - 2. Download pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2014 will cover Chapters 1, 2 and part of 3. Download pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2015 will cover Chapters 1 and 2. Download pdf file

Exam 1 from Fall 2017 will cover Chapters 1 and 2. Download exam with answer key.



Exam 2 from Fall 2008 with answers: Download as pdf file


Exam 2 from Fall 2009 (Chapters 3 and 4) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 2 from Fall 2010 with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 2 from Fall 2011 with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 2 from Fall 2012 with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 2 from Fall 2013 (Chapters 3 and 4) with answers: Download pdf file

Exam 2 from Fall 2014 (Chapters 3 and 4) with answers: Download pdf file

Exam 2 from Fall 2015 (Chapter 3) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 2 from Fall 2017 (Chapter 3 and Chapter 4, Sections 1 - 3, and 5 - 9) with answers: Download with answers




Exam 3 from Fall 2008 with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 3 from Fall 2009 (Chapters 5 and 6) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 3 from Fall 2010 (Chapters 5 and 6) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 3 from Fall 2011 (Chapters 6 - 8) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 3 from Fall 2012 (Chapters 5(very end) - 8) with answers: Download as pdf file


Exam 3 from Fall 2013 (Chapters 5 and 6) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 3 from Fall 2014 (Chapters 5 and 6) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 3 from Fall 2015 (Chapters 4) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 3 from Fall 2017 (Chapters 4 (Redox part), 5 and 6) with answers: Download as pdf .



Exam 4 from Fall 2008 with answers: Download as pdf file


Exam 4 from Fall 2013 (Chapters 7 and 8) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 4 from Fall 2015 (Chapters 5 and 6) with answers: Download as pdf file


Exam 4 from Fall 2009 (Chapters 7 and 8) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 4 from Fall 2010 (Chapters 7 and 8) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 4 from Fall 2011 (Chapters 9 and 10) with answers: Download now as a pdf file

Exam 4 from Fall 2012 (Chapters 9 and 10) with answers: Download now as a pdf file

Exam 4 from Fall 2013 (Chapters 9 and 10) with answers: Download now as a pdf file

Exam 4 from Fall 2014 (Chapters 9 and 10) with answers: Download now as a pdf file

Exam 4 from Fall 2017 (Chapters 7 - 8 - 9) with answers: Download now.



Exam 5 from Fall 2008 with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 5 from Fall 2009 (Chapters 9 and 10) with answers: Download now as pdf file

Exam 5 from Fall 2013 (Chapters 9 and 10) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 5 from Fall 2015 (Chapters 7 - 8 - 9) with answers: Download as pdf file

Exam 5 from Fall 2017 (Chapters 10 (Gases) and 11(Solids and Liquids)) with answers: Download now.



Exam 6 from Fall 2008 with answers: Download as pdf file


Exam 6 from Fall 2015 with answers: Download as pdf file

Final Exam:


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